The BEST Episodes of Duck Dodgers

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 23, 2019

Network: Cartoon Network

The animated Duck Dodgers television series ran for three seasons beginning in 2003 and was inspired by the 1953 Merrie Melodies cartoon "Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century"--essentially a spoof of science fiction book series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and Flash Gordon. The series stars Daffy Duck as Duck Dodgers, a hapless duck frozen for three centuries, thawed in the 24 1/2th century, and then assigned by Chief Scientist Dr. Ignatius Q "I.Q." Hi to defend Earth from the Martians, who are ruled by the Martian Queen and protected by Martian commander X-2 (played by Marvin Martian). Duck Dodgers is an egotistical featherbrain who's easily distractible, so it often falls to his sidekick Cadet, played by Porky Pig, to hold things together and guide the team toward successfully completing its missions. In the 13 episodes included in this first season, each of which generally comprises two stories, Duck Dodgers repeatedly battles his archenemy X-2, but his attraction to the Martian Queen often complicates his missions, as does his sporadic realization that he and X-2 really have quite a lot in common. Among Duck Dodgers's other foes are a pollen-belching plant that causes accelerated aging (unless you're of Martian heritage, in which case it causes age regression), a fat-sucking vampire, a look-alike prisoner, a hoard of Martian gophers, pirate Long John Silver the 23rd, Nasty Canasta, and even Ed McMahon. Other notable episodes include "The Green Loontern," in which a mix-up at the local dry cleaners lands Duck Dodgers in the middle of a Green Lantern battle; "Where's Baby Smarty Pants?," when Duck Dodgers is tasked with transporting a wise-beyond-his-years baby and ends up discovering a hidden talent for impersonations; and "Hooray for Hollywood Planet," where there's much poking of fun at the process and artistic liberties involved in turning a "true story" into a successful Hollywood film. The Duck Dodgers series is a great blend of zany cartoon fun and space

Samurai Quack

#1 - Samurai Quack

Season 2 - Episode 20

After eating a poisonous puffer fish, Dodgers hallucinates in a "Samurai Jack" episode!

star 9.20
5 votes
Talent Show-a-Go-Go

#2 - Talent Show-a-Go-Go

Season 2 - Episode 6

To win an intergalactic talent contest, Dodgers borrows the greatest singing voice of all time: the velvet pipes of Mr. Tom Jones!

star 9.00
5 votes
Writers: Paul Dini, Spike Brandt, Tom Minton, Tony Cervone
Deathmatch Duck

#3 - Deathmatch Duck

Season 2 - Episode 13

Dodgers finds himself on a living planet when he has the exhausting task of trying to defeat a terrifying foe ... Taz!

star 9.00
5 votes
Writers: Paul Dini, Spike Brandt, Tom Minton, Tony Cervone
MMORPD

#4 - MMORPD

Season 2 - Episode 15

Dodgers and the Cadet team up with some characters in an online game to defeat an evil witch and rescue a beautiful princess. However, things aren't as they seem in virtual reality ...

star 9.00
5 votes
Writers: Paul Dini, Spike Brandt, Tom Minton, Tony Cervone
Deconstructing Dodgers

#5 - Deconstructing Dodgers

Season 2 - Episode 14

Whilst stranded at an Intergalactic Space Airport, I.Q. Hi, and the Queen of Mars reminisce of whether Dodgers isn't as dumb as he seems.

star 9.00
3 votes
Just the Two of Us

#6 - Just the Two of Us

Season 3 - Episode 3

Cadet and the Centurions go on separate vacations away from their bosses. Meanwhile, Dodgers and X-2 accidentally crash their ships on the deserted

star 9.00
6 votes
Writers: John Matta, Ken Daly, Kevin Seccia
The Mark of Xero

#7 - The Mark of Xero

Season 2 - Episode 11

Dodgers and Cadet try to help a poor village from a scheming General in a ""Zorro"" type episode!I See

star 8.80
5 votes
Writers: Paul Dini, Spike Brandt, Tom Minton, Tony Cervone
Bonafide Hero: Captain Duck Dodgers

#8 - Bonafide Hero: Captain Duck Dodgers

Season 3 - Episode 22

Dodgers is the subject of a reality television show called "Bonafide Heroes," which is documenting his life as a captain. Dodgers decides to fake the capture of the criminal Camoman for the cameras. Meanwhile, the camera crew interviews various enemies and friends about Dodgers in between.

star 8.80
5 votes
Writers: Mark Banker
The Fudd

#9 - The Fudd

Season 2 - Episode 10

A mysterious plague leaves only Dodgers, Cadet and X-2 to face down the hideous Fudd.

star 8.67
6 votes
Writers: Paul Dini, Spike Brandt, Tom Minton, Tony Cervone
Clean Bill of Health

#10 - Clean Bill of Health

Season 3 - Episode 7

I.Q. builds a detoxification machine and uses it on Dodgers as a test subject. The machine rids Dodgers of anything impure and turns him into the perfect duck. Nobody likes this change as Dodgers becomes too helpful in everything, so I.Q., Cadet, X-2, and the Queen devise a plan to turn him back before the change becomes permanent.

star 8.67
3 votes
Writers: Kevin Seccia, Mark Banker
The Six Wazillion Dollar Duck

#11 - The Six Wazillion Dollar Duck

Season 3 - Episode 12

After Dodgers ends up in a critical accident, I.Q. Hi equips Dodgers with cybornetic parts, making him a super powerful cyborg. Meanwhile, the Martian Queen and X-2 kidnap other cyborg people from Earth to steal their technology, using the dubious help of Dr. Maniac.

star 8.60
5 votes
Writers: Mark Banker
Pig Planet

#12 - Pig Planet

Season 2 - Episode 1

Dodgers and Cadet visit Cadet's home planet to quell the cruel reign of his evil cousin Zag.

star 8.57
7 votes
Writers: Paul Dini, Spike Brandt, Tom Minton, Tony Cervone
The Kids Are All Wrong

#13 - The Kids Are All Wrong

Season 3 - Episode 4

Dodgers and Cadet must go undercover at a high school to find a device that turns teenagers into "emotionally unstable lunatics.

star 8.50
4 votes
Writers: Jeff Goode, Michael Grodner
The Queen is Wild

#14 - The Queen is Wild

Season 1 - Episode 20

After being humiliated by Dodgers for rejecting her offer of King of Mars, the Queen kidnaps the Cadet to lure DD in her clutches. The Queen tries numerous ways to kill Dodgers, but during the final chase scene, she can't do it when she gets a chance. Which proves that she still has feelings for him.

star 8.43
7 votes
Writers: Paul Dini, Spike Brandt, Tom Minton, Tony Cervone
Villainstruck

#15 - Villainstruck

Season 3 - Episode 2

Dodgers and the Cadet go up against a hypnotist named the Magnificent Rogue, who is intent on flooding the Earth. Problems arise, however, when Rogue manages to hypnotize everyone into thinking he's the greatest, which includes Dodgers and the Cadet!

star 8.40
5 votes
Writers: John Matta, Ken Daly, Kevin Seccia
I See Duck People

#16 - I See Duck People

Season 2 - Episode 12

Whilst on their way to a golfing holiday, Dodgers, Cadet, and I.Q. Hi are officially spooked when they believe that their ship is haunted after it mysteriously breaks down ...

star 8.40
5 votes
Shiver Me Dodgers

#17 - Shiver Me Dodgers

Season 1 - Episode 13

Dodgers and the Cadet battle a ship of space pirates.

star 8.33
9 votes
Writers: Paul Dini, Spike Brandt, Tom Minton, Tony Cervone
Diva Delivery

#18 - Diva Delivery

Season 2 - Episode 17

Dodgers has to take a spoiled and annoying diva celebrity singer to a party, and things get worse when the Klunkians start chasing them ...

star 8.33
3 votes
Writers: Paul Dini, Spike Brandt, Tom Minton, Tony Cervone
Fins of War

#19 - Fins of War

Season 3 - Episode 14

While on a diplomatic mission to an aquatic planet, Dodgers instigates war between the dolphin and shark people. Dodgers and Cadet are drafted to fight on opposing sides, but must find a way to bring about peace.

star 8.33
3 votes
Writers: Michael Banker, Tom Minton
Till Doom Do Us Part

#20 - Till Doom Do Us Part

Season 3 - Episode 1

Roboto (of ""The Fowl Friend"") returns with a thirst for revenge as he assembles all of Dodgers' previous villains together to form the Legion of Duck Doom. Their goal is to do whatever they can to destroy Duck Dodgers once and for all.

star 8.25
4 votes
Writers: Mark Banker, Spike Brandt, Tony Cervone
Ridealong Calamity

#21 - Ridealong Calamity

Season 3 - Episode 21

Dodgers and the Cadet grow tired of I.Q. Hi tagging along on missions. They ask the Martians to fake an attack, so I.Q. can save the day and leave. Unfortunately, the Martians plan to attack for real.

star 8.25
4 votes
Writers: Kevin Seccia, Mark Banker
Win, Lose or Duck

#22 - Win, Lose or Duck

Season 3 - Episode 5

Teams from Earth and Mars are abducted to compete against each other on a dangerous game show.

star 8.25
4 votes
Writers: Jeff Goode, Michael Grodner
Invictus Interruptus

#23 - Invictus Interruptus

Season 2 - Episode 2

Dodgers and Cadet must slow down the Invictus, an awesome new Martian space destroyer.

star 8.20
5 votes
Writers: Paul Dini, Spike Brandt, Tom Minton, Tony Cervone
In Space, No One Can Hear You Rock

#24 - In Space, No One Can Hear You Rock

Season 3 - Episode 20

The Martians create a weapon to drain energy from Earth's music and use its atomic power to destroy the Earth. Dodgers unfreezes Megadeth star, Dave Mustaine to play enough heavy metal to overload the device.

star 8.20
5 votes
Writers: Kevin Seccia, Mark Banker
K-9 Quarry

#25 - K-9 Quarry

Season 2 - Episode 5

X-2 and his faithful companion K-9 go on a hunting trip, only to find themselves hunted by an alien adversary.

star 8.17
6 votes